On this day 48 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed abortion as a constitutionally protected right with its landmark Roe v. Wade decision. Six years prior, however, Colorado made history as the first state to legalize abortion in some cases with a trailblazing 1967 law.
It should not take a national uprising for those in positions of power to recognize their long-standing history of neglect or outright violence against our communities, and it certainly shouldn’t take communities of color banding together to make sure we hear from the people who want to make huge, sweeping decisions that impact our lives and our families.
Reproductive rights advocates decry ‘dangerous’ SCOTUS ruling in favor of anti-abortion pregnancy centers
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a California law that sought to regulate anti-abortion pregnancy centers, often referred to as Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs).
Democratic state lawmakers introduced a bill yesterday that aims to increase access to all reproductive care and protect Coloradans from the Trump administration’s rollbacks.
Billboards across Denver are alerting pregnant women of “fake health centers” in their neighborhoods.
Last week, two anti-abortion bills, one that would have banned abortion outright and another that would have imposed extra barriers on the procedure, were defeated by Democrats at Colorado’s Capitol.
Anti-abortion bills defeated after women speak out about their personal experiences at Colorado’s Capitol
Two bills seeking to curtail access to abortion were defeated in Colorado’s state legislature today following a press conference during which several reproductive rights advocates spoke out–including some who explained how access to safe and legal abortion has been crucial in their personal lives.
Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez will appear at a rally in Denver Thursday to oppose the repeal of Obamacare.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill Monday that will make it easier for women to access birth control.
Colorado reproductive rights advocates speak out against Trump’s leaked plan to deny contraceptive coverage
The Colorado Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Coalition spoke out Wednesday after yet another leak from the White House exposed an attempt to strip women of contraceptive coverage.